FRANCE & BRITTANY
NATIONAL MUSIC
PANAMA MUSIC LIBRARY - PANAMA 034


Listen Track
Title
Composers Duration
 
1
PARISIAN WALTZ
C. Cooper 1'53
Description Happy, joyful waltz. Small group, featuring accordion. Cafe, bistro, street scene theme, reminiscent of the TV programme 'Allo Allo!
 
2
BERTIES BISTRO
D. Barnes 2'16
Description Small group, featuring accordion. Cafe, bistro, street scene theme, reminiscent of the TV programme 'Allo Allo!
 
3
FRENCH ACCORDION 1
T. Trower 0'15
Description French accordion bistro / cafe, street theme.
 
4
BRETON DANCE
P. Arnold 0'28
Description A Breton dance, up-tempo lively jig from Brittany. Small group with violin, accordion, guitar percussion and Bass. Beginning with solo violin and accordion.
 
5
FRENCH ACCORDION 2
T. Trower 0'12
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
6
FRENCH ACCORDION 3
T. Trower 0'13
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
7
BRETON WEDDING
G. D'Ancey 0'55
Description Solo Breton Celtic harp, creating a happy light carefree theme.
 
8
PARIS SKYLINE 1
T. Trower 028
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
9
VERSAILLES BOUREE
T. Trower 0'32
Description A Bouree, a dance of French Origin.
 
10
PARIS SKYLINE 2
T. Trower 0'23
Description Solo Accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
11
PARIS SKYLINE 3
T. Trower 0'12
Description Solo accordion. French cafe, street theme.
 
12
BRETON DANCERS
G. D'Ancey 1'38
Description An up-tempo theme played on Breton binou bagpipes and tambour drum. Historical opinion is that the binou-kozh, which is a one drone bagpipe was adapted from the veuze bagpipe, both of which are native to Brittany and is used in an accompaniment to the bombarde, which is a primitive small oboe like shawn, being a mediaeval double reed wind instrument with a sharp penetrating tone widely used in Breton music and which is native to Brittany.
 
13
FLAVOUR OF FRANCE 1
T. Trower 0'28
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
14
ROOFTOPS OF PARIS
T. Trower 0'07
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
15
EIFFEL TOWER
T. Trower 0'21
Description Solo Solo accordion, French cafe, street themeaccordian. French cafe, street theme.
 
16
PARIS GAVOTTE
T. Trower 0'26
Description A Gavotte, a dance of French Origin.
 
17
BRETON LEGENDS
G. D'Ancey 2'01
Description A free tempo, ethereal, mystical haunting opening section played on a solo drone pipe and tambour for 1'19 seconds, leading to an up-tempo rhythmic section played on Breton pipes, tambour and hurdy gurdy to the end of the theme. The Hurdy Gurdy is an ancient stringed instrument closely associated with France, producing a sound that is partially similar to the bagpipe.
 
18
VINEYARDS OF FRANCE
T. Trower 0'19
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
19
SEINE WALTZ
T. Trower 0'12
Description Solo accordion. French cafe, street theme.
 
20
CAFE WALTZ
T. Trower 0'18
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
21
PARIS LA NUIT
T. Trower 0'13
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
22
BORDEAUX FLAVOURS
T. Trower 0'15
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
23
ACCORDION 1
T. Trower 0'15
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
24
ACCORDION 3
T. Trower 0'13
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
25
FAREWELL FRANCE
T. Trower 0'19
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
26
FLAVOUR OF FRANCE 2
T. Trower 0'19
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
27
FRENCH FLAVOURS
T. Trower 0'27
Description Solo accordion, French cafe, street theme.
 
28
MARCH OF THE BRETONS
G. D'Ancey 1'36
Description An up-tempo march played on the Breton instuments the veuze and binou-Kozh bagpipes, bombardes, which are native instuments of Brittany along with kettle drums and a belltree (a jingling johnny).
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